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From: James Gunn (james.gunn_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-06-14 04:00:55

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Hi all,

I'm having some difficulty getting my regular expression working.
Basically, I need to make sure that a UK postcode is valid.
The postcode that is passed to my function sometimes has extra things with
it such as:

Wakefield, WF1 3RD
Shrewsbury SY2 5PT Shropshire

It now seems to be failing to find the postcode in the above examples.
Also, when I pass my function a postcode that I know is invalid, such as JG2
7L5 it matches it as G2 7L5 instead of failing to do the match.

The regular expression I'm using is below:


Can anyone tell me whats wrong with my expression?
BTW I'm using boost 1.31.0 on VC++ 7.1, Windows XP.

James Gunn
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